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Rufus Wainwright

Sat. Dec 8
Wainwright commemorates the 20th anniversary of his debut by performing material from Rufus Wainwright and Poses.

Alan Cumming: Legal Immigrant

Wed. Apr 24, 2019
The set list for Alan Cumming’s provocative new concert show is as eclectic and idiosyncratic as Cumming himself.

Yael Weiss: 32 Bright Clouds

The Mansion at Strathmore
Thu. Jan 24, 2019
32 Bright Clouds aims to harness music’s great power for unity and peace.

Funky Miracle - Groovin' On the Pike: After Hours At the Library

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Fri. Dec 7
New Orleans-style funk and blues are what's up when Funky Miracle is in the house!

The Hip Hop Nutcracker

Dec. 18 – 19
A dozen all-star dancers, an on-stage DJ, and an electric violinist bring the traditional Nutcracker story to life in contemporary New York City.

Step Afrika!

Sun. Jan 20, 2019
Step Afrika! celebrates 25 years of stepping while paying homage to the company’s deep connections to South African dance, music, and culture.

King John

Folger Theatre
Nov. 18 – Dec. 2
Aaron Posner directs this epic struggle of power and the turbulent reign of Shakespeare’s earliest king. With Kate Eastwood Norris as Philip the Bastard and Holly Twyford as Constance, Arthur’s tragic mother.

Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis

Dec. 14 – 15
Jazz up your holiday celebration with the legendary Marsalis!

Billy Elliot the Musical

Signature Theatre
Nov. 18, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019
Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, Billy Elliot swept the Tony, Drama Desk, and Olivier awards for Best Musical, by combining a dynamic score by the legendary Elton John with sensational dance to create a heartwarming, inspirational and triumphant experience for the entire family.

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas

Sun. Dec 2
Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with dazzling multimedia effects and the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

Home Free: A Country Christmas

Sun. Nov 25
The 5-man band has become known for their show-stopping performances that mix their signature no-instrument, all-vocal music with their quick-witted humor.


National Symphony Orchestra: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 20 – 23

Miss Saigon

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 11, 2018 – Jan. 13, 2019

Simone Dinnerstein, piano

The Kennedy Center
Thu. Dec 6

Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre
Jan. 29 – Mar. 10, 2019

Ballet West: The Nutcracker

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 5 – 9

RSC Live: Troilus and Cressida

Folger Theatre
Mon. Jan 14, 2019

A Christmas Messe

Folger Theatre
Dec. 15 – 23

Leon Fleisher & Friends

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Feb 9, 2019

The Play That Goes Wrong

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 18, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019

Matthew Bourne's New Adventures: Cinderella

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 15 – 20, 2019

First Chefs: Fame and Foodways from Britain to the Americas

Folger Shakespeare Library
Jan. 19 – Mar. 31, 2019

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Feb 13, 2019
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